Shire microsoft customer modern digital intranet workspace using SharePoint and Office 365
On July 13th, Microsoft held a panel webinar with their customer, Shire – a recognized leader in rare diseases, along with numerous Office 365 MVPs (full panelist list below). We got to hear how they planned, built and use their beautiful and engaging digital workspace – The Hub – to help inform and engage everyone throughout the company in a consistent, sustainable way.
The panelists highlight the importance of governance throughout the project, describe numerous business cases, and cover the use of innovations including SharePoint communication sites, leveraging the SharePoint Framework (SPFx), multi-column page support, new web parts and page capabilities – all used to create rich and compelling sites to achieve their desired outcomes.
SharePoint Framework extensions samples
Next to client-side web parts, extensions are new types of customizations, SharePoint developers can build to extend SharePoint. In the developer preview you can build
- field customizers, which control the rendering of fields in list view, similar to JSLink
- list view command sets, which you can use to add options to list menu, similar to Ribbon and ECB extensions using custom actions
- application customizers, with which you can embed custom scripts to run on all pages, similar to script injection using custom actions
Additionally, the preview includes placeholders which you could compare to server-side delegate controls and an API to build dialog windows.
SharePoint/sp-dev-fx-vs-extension: Visual Studio extension
The Visual Studio Extension for SharePoint Framework wraps the command-line UI of the Microsoft Yeoman Generator (yo @microsoft/sharepoint) into a familiar Windows Forms experience, executes the generator project scaffolding behind the scenes and creates a Visual Studio project that includes all the necessary files for a complete web part project
Microsoft SharePoint · GitHub
Collection of Microsoft SharePoint patterns and practices on GitHub.
Using REST to update a Managed Metadata column in SharePoint!
[T]here is a way you can use REST to update a Taxonomy Field.
Guidelines for developing well performing SharePoint Online portals
SharePoint on-premises has been, and is, a popular platform for building enterprise portals (a.k.a. intranets). You can build similar portals on SharePoint Online as well, but since SharePoint Online is different from an infrastructure architecture point of view it’s important to factor in the SharePoint Online specific performance considerations when developing your new portal. This set of articles will give you guidance on the key portal design areas.
Migrate existing Script Editor Web Part customizations to the SharePoint Framework
Customizing „modern“ team sites
„Modern“ sites have a different level of customization options compared to „classic“ team sites. The list below gives a quick overview of the supported capabilities for „modern“ team sites.
SharePoint time, is not your time, is not their time
GitHub – microsmith/SharePointRESTtester